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a college education. cnbc's shartia brantley live with that story and more. >> many go, aaron. >>> americans are still going to college, but many are president 0ing to stop their education after four years. a report shows new enrollment in grad school has dropped for the second straight year. that follows a surge in 2008 and 2009 as some unemployed workers sought refuge from the recession. experts say students may be dissuaded from continuing school in part from the increased amount of debt they've taken on from the undergrad years. state budget cuts have also forced schools to reduce financial aid for grad students. >>> and facebook thinks it's better to give than to receive. the social networking site is launching a feature that allows users to send real gifts like chocolate, coffee, and flowers to their friends. facebook gifts is being rolled out gradually in the u.s. so here's how it works. a gift icon will show up on your friend's timeline, which they can unwrap virtually, and the actual gift shows up on their doorsteps a few days later. guys, this is facebook's first major push into e-
chicago board of education. you will recall teachers walked off the job last month canceling class for 350,000 students for seven days. they finally agreed to suspend the strike pending the outcome of the official contract vote. >>> a former prince george's county fire department official who pleaded guilty to extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison. prosecutors say carl grandow bribed public officials in exchange for a development near a metro station that he had financial interest in. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley is peeking out against penn national gaming. he says the casino is running false ads against question seven on the november ballot. >> penn, the gaming company that is funding all of these ads trying to claim that these monies never go to school, total hogwash, complete lie that penn is perpetuating. total falsehood for them to say we are not investing more then indication. >> in a statement, the spokesman for the campaign behind the has responded saying in part, these aren't our assertions. they are independent media fact
says she never had the ticket. lottery officials say the real winners are three public school educators. >>> if you thought we have a lot of accidents around here, check this out. at least 61 rear end crashes were reported on one chinese road in just 20 hours over the weekend. that's about three accidents an hour. it was a holiday weekend in china as the mid-autumn festival got under way. police say that meant a number of cars on the road and backups that stretched for miles. >> i cannot imagine. what is it, a billion people over there? >> there's a lot of people on bikes too and a lot of people driving more these days in china as well. this helps us appreciate washington traffic. we don't see that often. >> 5:29 is our time. we've also been seeing pretty nice weather the last couple of weeks. tom, what's in store? >> the weekend was great. now this morning, we're dealing with fog. we don't see any fog here around washington. here's a live view from our nbc 4 hd city camera. the monument under a partly cloudy sky. the beautiful, bright full moon under a western sky. we did have overnigh
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